Where to find Christmas hampers in Hong Kong to suit any budget
17 Dec 2019
Nothing brings loved ones together during the holiday season the way food does. This Christmas, give the gift of food with holiday hampers that the foodies in your life would absolutely love. From modest baskets to OTT gift sets, here’s our pick of Christmas hampers that’ll suit everyone’s budget.
Take the guesswork out of gift-giving as Hong Kong meat experts Feather & Bone launch not one, not two but ten different hampers filled with sweets and savouries, and starting from just HK$188.
Give the gift of indulgence this holiday season with a Christmas Delight Hamper (HK$998), featuring a bottle of Chateau L’escart Bordeaux, award-winning Chocolate and Love Panama Light chocolate, Cartwright & Butler honeycomb and jars of Tiptree Little Scarlet strawberry conserve and Cartwright & Butler shortbread.
Or perhaps treat your giftee with treats from down under with the Aussie Deluxe hamper (HK$468), filled with antipodean favourites such as Nom de Plume Shiraz, Nom De Plume Sauvignon Blanc, Valley Produce crackerthins, Mount Zero wild olives, Maggie Beer quince paste, and JC’s natural macadamias and almonds.
Premium online gift basket retailer Gift Hampers Hong Kong isn’t playing around this Christmas with their huge selection of holiday hampers, with a wide range of baskets starting from HK$378, and free delivery to metropolitan areas.
Treat your giftee (or yourself, even) to a Wonderful Time (HK$378) with Christmas goodies such as Teapigs caffeine-free biodegradable tea temples, Jean Brunet gluten-free duck pâté with armagnac, Chocmod Cognac Fine Champagne truffles and a variety of Cartwright & Butler flatbreads, perfect for a cosy night in.
In the spirit of the season, indulge in A Little Festive Luxury (HK$499) with an organic weave basket filled to the brim with delicious sweet treats like Nudie Snacks toasted coconut chips, Lazzaroni classic panettone, Cartwright & Butler cranberry crumbles, Gwynedd hand-decorated chocolate Christmas puddings, and more.
With the holiday season in full swing so are the annual hotel hampers, and L’Hotel’s Forte is getting in on the action. Gift a Delightful Christmas (HK$988) with goodies such as four flavours of palmier by in-house patisserie Nina, a Dammann Frères Christmas tea gift set, handcrafted Valrhona Chocolates and a bottle of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne, all wrapped with a pretty little bow.
Take a minute or two to unwind after the busy holiday season with a selection from Tea WG’s two seasonal hampers. The Yuletide Hamper (HKD$1,769) is filled with all types of Christmas tea blends and spices, such as Christmas Light, Festive Night, and other Tea WG-branded accessories. For the ultimate tea gift set, the Celebration Hamper (HKD$4,400), complete with a Red Christmas Tea gift box, a teapot and a set of teacups and saucers, as well as a Macaron Noir tea-scented candle and Red Christmas shortbread cookies, is perfect for spoiling your loved ones this holiday season.
Hong Kong may not get a white Christmas but The Mira is sure to bring in the snow with their Snowy Splendour X’mas Gift Hamper (HK$2500). Available at The Mira’s lobby café Coco, the dreamy basket is filled with sweets and savouries such as Paul Lafayet macarons (12 pieces), Gran Reserva Paleta Serrana shoulder ham, Christmas brandy pudding, and a bottle of Perrier-Jouet Grand Brut NV Champagne. Call ahead to order.
‘Tis the season of being extra and Citysuper just upped the ante with a selection of gift hampers that do just that. The Luxurious Christmas (HK$9,888) is filled with holiday knick-knacks and goodies that’ll last you at least until the new year: ring in the holidays (and possibly 2020) with bottles of Ca' del Bosco Cuvée Annamaria Clementi 2009, Aegerter Chablis Vieilles Vignes 2016, Flowers Sea View Ridge Pinot Noir 2015 and Weingut Hubertushof Riesling Beerenauslese 2006. The gift that keeps on giving also includes delights such as McLaren's Luxury Christmas Pudding, a Le Chocolat des Français 3-ball tin set, and a portion of Cole's Brandy Butter.
Bring the best of The Ritz-Carlton to you with their holiday hamper (HK$6,888) filled with a selection of fine products. Tuck into a whole duck foie gras, Prunier Prunier caviar, luxury hot chocolate, as well as Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir, Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc, and Barons de Rothschild Ritz Blanc de Blanc Champagne.
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